The 2020 Venetian Games will once again feature an impressive selection of team and individual events.  Thanks to our many Game Managers and Chair, the Venetian Festival offers an array of sporting events and competitions to participate in throughout the week.  Make sure to read each event to find out how to register.**

**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

3-on-3 Basketball

Registration coming soon!

When: Sunday, July 19th
Where: Ferry Beach Courts
Time: 9 am – End
Fee: $80 / team (team includes 4 players; 3 on the court and 1 alternate)


Games Manager: Marc Sroufe
ph: 989.400.3687
email: cbcsroufe@hotmail.com

Registrations facilitated by the Charlevoix Recreation Department**


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

BINGO!

Registration is on-site

When: Tuesday, July 21st**
Where: Castle Farms
Time: 1:30 pm – 4 pm
Fee: Free!


Games Manager: American House Senior Living Facilities
ph: 231.547.2599
email: charlevoix@americanhouse.com


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Cornetian Corn Toss

Registration coming soon!

When: Saturday, July 18th
Where: Ferry Beach
Time: 12 pm – End
Fee: $20 / person or $40 / team — 2 person teams with multiple courts available


Games Manager: Boogie & Lisa Carlson; Bret & Jill Erskine
ph: 231.675.4561 (BC); 231.675.1326 (JE)

Registration information coming soon!**


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Cottage croquet tournamet

Registration is on-site

When: Monday, July 20th**
Where: East Park
Time: 1:30 pm – End
Fee: Free!


Games Manager: Brenda Bryan & Jan Kalbfell
Questions can be directed to the Venetian office:
ph: 231.547.3872
email: media@venetianfestival.com


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

disc golf doubles

Registration coming soon!

When: Sunday, July 19th
Where: Mt. McSauba Disc Golf Course
Time: 1 pm – End
Fee: $40 for a junior/rec team & $60 for an advanced team
Must bring your own partner — competition is based on best shot doubles


Games Manager: Mike Greyerbiehl
ph: 231.675.1844

Registrations facilitated by the Charlevoix Recreation Department**


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Jeff drenth
memorial foot races

Go to Venetianraces.com for more details on registration availability

When: Saturday, July 25th**
Where: Corner of Park Avenue & Grant Street
Time: 9 am – 10 am
Fees: $25

An event drawing quite the crowd in past years is the Jeff Drenth Memorial Foot Races, which takes places at the end of Venetian week on Celebration Saturday, July 27th.  The event, in memory of Charlevoix’s finest distances runner, features a 5k, 10k, and Family Mile.

Packet pick-up will presumably be available on Friday, July 24th from 5 pm – 6 pm & July 25th from 6:30 am – 8:30 pm at the First Congregational church of Charlevoix, just east of the starting line.


Games Manager: Matt Peterson
ph: 231.675.1746
email: mpeterson@ejps.org


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Pickleball

Registration coming soon!

When: Saturday & Sunday, July 18th & 19th
Where: Charlevoix City Tennis Courts — 107 Elm Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720
Time: Saturday start: 8 am; Sunday start: 9 am
Fee: $20 per team, per event


Games Manager: Dave & Peggy Gallant

Registrations facilitated by the Charlevoix Recreation Department**


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

RYAN SHAY MILE

Event is by invitation only

When: Saturday, July 25th**
Where: Bridge Street
Time: 10:30 am & 10:45 am

Starting at the intersection of US-31 and M-66 and finishing near Park Avenue in downtown Charlevoix, the Ryan Shay Mile is an all-out run that features top male and female runners, by invitation only, and offers prizes as high as $1,000 for first place in both the Men’s and Women’s leagues.

The event, in its ninth year, is in memorial of Shay, a Central Lake High School alumnus and Olympic prospect who died in 2007 while competing in a race.


Games Manager: Matt Peterson
ph: 231.675.1746
email: mpeterson@ejps.org


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

SAILING

Registration is now open!
Visit Sailcharlevoix.org for more information.

When: Tuesday, July 21st**
Where: Depot Beach North
Time: 10:30 am

This year the Junior Sailing Regatta will take place on Tuesday, July 21st with the Venetian Cup Sailing Regatta taking place on Wednesday, July 22nd.

The Junior event will take place at Depot Beach.  Registration is from 9 am – 10 am, with a Skipper’s meeting beginning at 10 am.  Boat launch & race begins at 10:30 am.

The “Cup” race takes place in the evening on Wednesday, starting at Ferry Beach.  The fleet can be viewed on Lake Charlevoix from spectator boats or shore from 5:30 pm until dusk.


You Event questions and registrations can be forwarded to:
Sail Charlevoix
ph: 231.675.9099
email: info@sailcharlevoix.org

“Cup” race questions can be forwarded to:
Charlevoix Yacht Club
ph: 231.547.9170


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

3-on-3 Soccer

Registration coming soon!

When: Tuesday, July 21st
Where: Shanahan Field
Time: 5:30 pm – End
Fee: $50 / team (team includes 4 players; 3 on the court and 1 alternate)

3-on-3 Soccer begins on Tuesday, July 21st with finals on Wednesday, July 22nd if there is a need to carry over to the next day.


Games Manager: Glenn Wachler
ph: 248.705.8529
email: gwachler56@gmail.com

Registrations facilitated by the Charlevoix Recreation Department**


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Venetian Swim Meet

Registration coming soon!

When: Monday, July 20th**
Where: Charlevoix Area Community Pool
Time: 3:15 pm – Warm Up; 4 pm Meet
Fee: $12 / person; $15 / person day of event  
(event fee allows the participation of up to 4 events, relays included)


Games Manager: Charlevoix Area 
email: thea@charlevoixpool.org

Registrations facilitated by the Charlevoix Area Community Pool


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Tennis

Registration coming soon!

When: Friday, July 17th
Where: Stroud Park Courts
Time: 9 am – End
Fee: $10 per person, per event

Tournaments include both singles and doubles play, with senior categories in both.


Games Manager: Nick Kling
email: n_kling@yahoo.com

Pre-registration is required for this event by 4 pm on Thursday, July 16th.**
Registrations facilitated by the Charlevoix Recreation Department


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Volleyball

Registration coming soon!

When: Saturday, July 20th
Where: Ferry Beach Courts
Time: 9 pm – End
Fee: $90 / team (team includes 8 co-ed players; 6 on the court and up to 2 alternates)


Games Manager: Aura Randall
ph: 231.459.5416
email: rocker23@icloud.com

Registrations facilitated by the Charlevoix Recreation Department**


**Staging of the 2020 Venetian Games and registration remains tentative, subject to trending and community impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.